CNN's Great Big Story shows the world how we're "Reclaiming Native American Art"

CNN's Great Big Story shows the world how we're "Reclaiming Native American Art"

November 12, 2017

There is a great demand for cultural art in today’s market, with everything from clothing to home goods to jewelry featuring Native American-inspired designs. Unfortunately, the majority of these products are counterfeit...

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Eighth Generation launches the INSPIRED NATIVES GRANT

Eighth Generation launches the INSPIRED NATIVES GRANT

September 28, 2017

Two years ago when Eighth Generation launched wool blankets, we promised that 5% of our blanket profits would go towards Inspired Natives Grants. In addition the $80k+ we've contributed over the past two years in support of everything from nonprofit organizations to cultural events to family celebrations, we are very proud to fulfill that promise with the launch of our Inspired Natives grant program. We encourage you to review the basic requirements below and share them with the Inspired Natives in your life!

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The final ice cream flavors are in - now for a sweet celebration!

The final ice cream flavors are in - now for a sweet celebration!

August 24, 2017

Eighth Generation is celebrating the one year anniversary of the opening of our flagship store at Pike Place Market! For this special occasion, we've teamed up with Seattle's Native-owned Central District Ice Cream Company to curate eight totally unique flavors that celebrate the uniqueness of our brand and team members!

After receiving hundreds of name and flavor suggestions in our first round of community feedback, we narrowed down the options to 15 flavors for the community to vote on in a second round. Hundreds of votes were cast...now here are the flavors that were chosen!

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Two of Seattle's Native-owned companies conspire to make life a little sweeter

Two of Seattle's Native-owned companies conspire to make life a little sweeter

August 09, 2017

We're teaming up with another Seattle-based Native-owned company to bring you a delicious collaboration! In collaboration with Central District Ice Cream Company, Eighth Generation will be curating eight flavors for the month of September - and we need your input!

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NPR- Louie Gong Brings Authentic Native Art to Mainstream Business

NPR- Louie Gong Brings Authentic Native Art to Mainstream Business

July 16, 2017 1 Comment

Louie Gong is a Native American visual artist and designer who got his start decorating Vans sneakers. Today he's one of the most successful Native entrepreneurs in the country.Save

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The Eighth Generation Movement by INSPADES Magazine

The Eighth Generation Movement by INSPADES Magazine

July 06, 2017

International art and photography magazine, INSPADES, has taken notice of the growing momentum we're creating! Check out some highlights from our feature in the June edition of INSPADES where Louie discusses how Eighth Generation is burgeoning a movement from our small studio space in Seattle that's creating opportunities for cultural artists all over.

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Check out our all-star lineup of artists in residence for this summer!

Check out our all-star lineup of artists in residence for this summer!

June 27, 2017 1 Comment

In collaboration with the Evergreen Longhouse and First Peoples Fund, Eighth Generation will host 3 amazing local artists in the Busted Knuckle Gallery.  Each artist will have free reign produce their own art show or programming over the course of a weekend, and we can't wait to see what they come up with!

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The Art of Giving Back - Your Input Needed!

The Art of Giving Back - Your Input Needed!

June 20, 2017 3 Comments

Eighth Generation believes that art is like any natural resource; if we want it to thrive, we need to nurture the ecosystems, communities, and the people that are creating the resource.  This is why we've supported countless organizations, community events, and ceremonies over the last few years...

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A New Kind of Cover Feature for Eighth Generation

A New Kind of Cover Feature for Eighth Generation

May 16, 2017

Since Louie Gong (Nooksack) started Eighth Generation in 2008 as a way to sell the custom shoes he was decorating with cultural art, Eighth Generation's inspiring story and innovative business practices have been featured in magazines, newspapers, television shows, and online publications - but never a textbook...until now!

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The 2017 Blanket Design Contest Ends with a Surprise Twist!

The 2017 Blanket Design Contest Ends with a Surprise Twist!

May 01, 2017 1 Comment

After rigorous review of 60 strong submissions, the Eighth Generation team has made its final selection for the 2017 Blanket Design contest!

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Our Flagship Store at Pike Place Market is Hiring!

Our Flagship Store at Pike Place Market is Hiring!

April 06, 2017

Eighth Generation, the first Native-owned company to offer wool blankets, is searching for a self-starter with a strong general awareness of the Native experience, history and art ...

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2017 Blanket Design Contest Finalists

2017 Blanket Design Contest Finalists

April 04, 2017 29 Comments

We were honored to receive nearly 60 submissions from artists all across Indian Country, and after careful deliberation, the Eighth Generation team has chosen 8 artists as this year's finalists.

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